The Persian Carpet Tradition: Six Centuries of Design EvolutionBetween 1400 and 1500 a design revolution in Persia swept away a 2000-year-old tradition of carpet design, replacing abstract geometric patterns with complex floral scrolls dominated by a central medallion derived from the Chinese cloud-..
The Persian Carpet: The Forgotten Years 1722-1872This publication sets out to investigate a significant yet overlooked era of carpet weaving in Iran. The time-span stretches between two highly significant dates, which are exactly 150 years apart. The first, 1722, marks the downfall of the Safavid dy..
The Tie: A Global HistoryThe Steinkirk. The Jabot. The Lavallière. The necktie has been worn many different ways throughout the centuries, but there is still no better symbol of a man’s sartorial sophistication. This small detail can pull together the components of an outfit while also speaking volu..
Thorvald Hellesen: 1888-1937Modernist paintings with a Scandinavian touchFirst monograph about Thorvald HellesenAn artist from the avant-garde circle of Pablo Picasso, Constantin Brancusi and Piet MondrianThorvald Hellesen (1888-1937) was a Norwegian avant-garde artist who lived and worked in Paris ..
Tibetan Dress: In Amdo & KhamA remarkable book, dedicated to the intricacies of Tibetan costume.This book takes a textile-centric viewpoint, but also branches out into the lives of local Tibetan people who share their stories through interviews Exploring the vast range of materials and technique..
Traditional Costumes of Saudi Arabia: The Mansoojat Foundation CollectionA resplendent selection of garments from the many tribes who call Saudi Arabia homeDeveloped in partnership with the Mansoojat Foundation: a charity dedicated to preserving ethnic textiles and designsAn informative, accessible ..
Tribal Textiles of Southwest China: Thread Songs from Misty Land; The Philippe Fatin CollectionLavishly illustrated with over 320 color illustrations•Photographs of weaving methods, traditional dying methods and ceremoniesOne of the world’s great textile collections•Written by acclaimed writer Cathe..
Turkmen Carpets: The Neville Kingston CollectionIntroduction to an unbelievably rich but previously unknown British private collection of Turkmen tribal carpets, rugs and trappingsWritten by the leading expert of Turkmen textilesSee also Turkmen Carpets: The Hoffmeister Collection ISBN 9783897903425..
Twentieth Century TextilesPresents a selection of more than 100 furnishing textiles and designs that range from a spectacular printed hanging designed by the Wiener Werkst,tte artist, Dagobert Peche, between 1911 and 1918, to a series of dramatic woven, silk and metal wall coverings Les Colombes des..
Victoria Beckham: Style PowerFirst book dedicated to Victoria Beckham’s work as a fashion designerThe perfect gift book for fashion lovers everywhereFrom Posh Spice to fashion mogul!Victoria Beckham: Style Power explores the dynamic rise of Victoria Beckham as a fashion designer. This beautifully pa..
Weavings of Nomads in Iran: Warp-faced Bands and Related TextilesThere is a rich tradition of hand-woven bands made by the nomadic pastoralists of Iran. They have a large and detailed design vocabulary and were executed using weaving skills that were not exceeded by any other weaving tradition. No s..
Zandra Rhodes : Textile Revolution: Medals, Wiggles and Pop 1961-1971Pop art created a fresh new outlook using everyday objects and design conflating high and low culture into a bright bold aesthetic. Fueled by the prestigious art schools in London specifically the Royal College of Arts, the Pop art..